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Mowing Strips With Interlocking Concrete Pavers
Photo of mowing strip.

Mowing strip pavers laid out, so that their exact position can be marked.

David Beaulieu

Laying out the garden hose (Page 3) gives us the rough line that our mowing strip of interlocking concrete pavers will follow. A shallow trench will be dug for the interlocking concrete pavers, following this line. But first we must determine the dimensions of the trench more exactly.

To this end, simply lay down the interlocking concrete pavers temporarily, centering them over your spray-painted line. A nice feature of the type of interlocking concrete pavers I've used is that they can easily be joined so as to form a curve, as shown in the photo above.

On Page 5 we'll begin excavating for the mowing strip....

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